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Blog: Mckinsey Study Suggests Alliances With Sophisticated Long-Term Investors Can Help Blunt Corrosive Effects Of Short-Termism

by Cooley LLP on

In this study, consulting firm McKinsey raises the question of why so many companies seem to be ensorcelled by their short-term investors, which own only about 25% of the shares of U.S. companies, while failing to address —...more

CFPB Signals No Change in Course Is Likely on Its Short-Term Lending Proposal

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

On February 23, 2016, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) Director Richard Cordray signaled that the Bureau’s anticipated rulemaking on short-term lending is likely to closely resemble its March 2015 “Outline of...more

Does Loyalty Count?

In recent years, there has been increased focus on “short-termism” within public companies—some speculate that the rise of high frequency trading, activism, and similar developments have exacerbated the focus on short-term...more

SEC Commissioner Stein On “Short-termism” and Corporate Boards

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

Two issues of continued importance to shareholders and the U.S. capital markets were recently discussed by SEC Commissioner Kara Stein. One the Commissioner called “short-termism” while the other focuses on the composition of...more

Still Exempt? Important Changes to the Private Placement Regime

On February 19, 2015, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) and Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) announced significant amendments to National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus and Registration Exemptions (NI 45-106) and...more

CSA Announce Amendments to Accredited Investor, Minimum Amount and Short-Term Debt Prospectus Exemption Rules

by Bennett Jones LLP on

On February 19, 2015, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) announced amendments to National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus and Registration Exemptions (NI 45-106), which are expected to come into force this spring....more

OCC’s Interim Volcker Rule Examination Procedures Provide Much-Needed Guidance to Banks Seeking to Comply

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

On June 12, 2014, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued interim procedures for examiners to assess banks’ progress in developing a framework to comply with the requirements of what is commonly known as...more

Council of EU Publishes Compromise Proposal on ELTIF Regulation

On May 27, the Council of the EU published a compromise proposal (10215/14), dated May 23, 2014, in respect of the European Commission’s proposed Regulation on European Long-Term Investment Funds (ELTIF...more

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